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Famous Filmmakers' Firsts: Andrei Tarkovsky's "Ivan's Childhood" (1962)

*This film came out in 1962, so obviously, spoilers will be involved in this review*

Written by Mikhail Papava and directed by Andrei Tarkovsky, “Ivan’s Childhood” is an adaption of Vladimir Bogomolov’s 1957 short story “Ivan” which follows an orphaned twelve year old Russian boy that scouts for the Russian Army on the front lines of the German invasion. 1,372 more words


Solaris - Film Review

They’re showing a couple of Andrei Tarkovsky films at the Astor Theatre this month, so friend and I went to see this 1972 Soviet sci-fi classic. 551 more words


Short Story Monday: Memories of Rachel

I feel an ending coming to this story. It might be next week or the week after. This simulation of Ben’s wife began to remind me of the movie 2001: A Space Odyssey. 15 more words



आजकाल मी माझा मोर्चा अनुवादित पुस्तकांकडे वळवला आहे. पूर्वी अनुवादित पुस्तके तितकीशी वाचत नसे. परवा वाचनालयात अनुवादित पुस्तकांचा कप्पा धुंडाळता धुंडाळता अचानक एक रशियन पुस्तक हाती लागले, मराठी अनुवाद असलेले.  


Sara in LaLaLand: "The Key Challenge."

I Challenge You… Again!


When I was a young girl (Younger than 10), I found an old, rusted key buried in my garden. 493 more words


Grandma’s Western Romance Update!!

Last fall I made an exciting announcement that my grandma is a writer!!! I’ve always loved to read her poetry and short stories, she’s been doing them forever. 15 more words



Although I got the novel as a Christmas present, I only read Jeff VanderMeer’s Annihilation after seeing Alex Garland’s movie adaptation, finishing it last weekend. 882 more words